Community Development for Food Security: Economic and Social Status

Track 5: Hybridization and Its Effect

In agriculture and animal husbandry, the Green Revolution popularized the use of conventional hybridization to increase yield by creating "high-yielding varieties" for example hybrid rice. The handful of hybridized breeds originated in developed countries and were further hybridized with local varieties in the rest of the developing world to create high yield strains resistant to local climate and diseases.. According to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), genetically engineered crops were grown by approximately 8.5 million farmers in 21 countries in 2005; up from 8.25 million farmers in 17 countries in 2004.The main objective of research and development for food security is to find improved seed varieties, that enable reliable high yields at the same or lower tillage costs through qualities such as resistance to or tolerance of plant diseases and animal pests as well as to stress factors such as climatic variation or aridity, poor soil qualitycrop rotation practices, and others. Equally important objectives are the transfer of genes with nitrogen-fixing capacity on to grains, and the improvement of food quality by overcoming vitamin or mineral deficiencies. The realization of these objectives will bring tremendous benefits – benefits that can easily be demonstrated using rice (the staple food for 2.4 billion people) and cassava (the staple food for 500 million people)

Related Conferences on Hybridization and Food Security:

International Conference on Global Food Security and Sustainability, September 05-07, 2016 Beijing, China; 5th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture, June 27-29, 2016 Cape Town, South Africa; International Conference on Food Preservation & Packaging March 31-April 01, 2016 Atlanta, USA ; 2nd International Conference on Food Safety and Regulatory Measures June 06-08, 2016 London, UK ; International Conference on Plant Physiology, June 09-11,2016 Dallas, USA; Nutrition Conferences Europe June 16-18, 2016 Holiday inn Rome- Aurelia, Rome,  BIOTECH 2016, June 6-9, 2016 San Francisco, California; 4th International Conference on Food Oral Processing, Plant Epigenetics: From Genotype to Phenotype, 03-06 Jul 2016,Lausanne, Switzerland; National Seed Science Forum, 15-16 March 2016,Australia, XIV International Symposium on Processing Tomato. March 6-9, 2016 ,Santiago (Chile).

Related Societies on Hybridization and Food Security:

Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Australia; American Meat Science Association, USA; Dairy Industry Association of Australia, Australia; Richmond Food Security Society  Canada; American Cheese Society, USA; Chinese American Food Society, USA; The Food and Beverage Export Association, Italy; International Association of Engineering and Food, USA.

  • The Nutrition & Sociologiacl Environment
  • The Political and Economical Environment
  • The Biological Environment
  • Geo-Spatial applications for food and agriculture
  • Restoration of wetland ecosystems
  • Impact of global climate change on agriculture
  • Enhancing policy instrument for environmental quality
  • Land degradation spreading the inclination towards insecurity
  • The Physical Environment

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